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Regimental number913
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWhite Hills, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliason, Katamatite, via Dookie, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Work from 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918.
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death27.8
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 8), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in White Hills Cemetery, Victoria.

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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